The Role :
The Accounts Receivable team is responsible for the credit control and recovery of revenue for a number of different business streams (sales ledger, wholesale, external business, foreign).
This includes the timely and accurate issue of invoices to our customers, query management and issuing credit notes together with the allocation of payments received and justification of any unallocated payments.
The team leader is responsible for a team of 3 Account Receivable Specialists that provide Admin support to the Wholesale, Gift Card and General Sales ledger streams.
Duties include; raising invoices from a variety of sources, creating and allocating credit notes, preparing cash allocation journals and allocating cash receipts, managing the distribution and invoicing of corporate gift cards, and responding to queries regarding these duties.
Day to Day :
Line Management of three G1.3 administrative assistants, ensuring all their responsibilities are managed and completed to agreed timescales.
A comprehensive understanding of the team’s processes and procedures including key risks and manual / automated controls.
Responsible for ensuring that key controls are in place to minimise human errors and maintain the integrity of reporting.
Management of Gift Cards and General Sales Ledger Debt streams, with full account ownership ensuring timely collection of cash payments & effective query resolution.
Administration of Payroll Overpayments liaise with third party debt recovery function and Payroll department to ensure debt is actively managed, queries are resolved swiftly and accounting records are maintained.
Upskill direct reports in ability to manage and recover overdue debt.
Focus on delivery, ensuring all teams key responsibilities are produced at an excellent standard.
Ensure invoice documentation, for all streams, is compliant with international invoicing standards and meets HMRC requirements.
Identify opportunities for improved efficiency / effectiveness within processes and procedures to meet the needs of the business.
Manage all aspects of team resource in line with company policies (recruitment, training, monitoring, appraisals, setting targets etc.
dealing with issues in a professional and positive manner.
Production of monthly balance sheet reconciliations, ensuring adherence to the balance sheet reconciliation policy & risks are managed.
Support the transition and successful implementation of the CSF project.
Must Haves :
Professional, self-starter with ambition to progress within the Arcadia business.
Knowledge of IT and ability to use complex formula’s within daily tasks to manipulate data.
Strong numeracy and analytical skills with the ability to investigate queries thoroughly and accurately.
Good written and oral communication skills and ability to present financial information at a senior level.
Ability to recognise and adapt to changing priorities, whilst remaining focused.
Ability to work positively with all team members and adapt style to suit individual needs.
Willingness and desire to initiate and drive change.
Man management experience including, PDP’s, appraisals, and performance management.
Enthusiastic and motivated.
The exciting Part
25% discount across all our fab 8 brands to shop until you drop
Regular sample sales to refresh your wardrobe at fractional prices
Fun, inspiring and ambitious colleagues pushing the boundaries across the whole business
Regular competitions to win amazing prizes
Events to support our diverse range of charities
We regret, due to volume, only suitable applicants will be contacted.
You’ll find every Arcadia brand shares the same values. We all start with letting people be themselves. We are informal while professional, and we are all about mixing fun with commercial nous.
Throughout your career with us we will help you develop, and give you the chance to influence our future. It's not only our products but our people who drive our success.
Our people are at the heart of everything we do.